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Staff vacancies at the Science Council, the Science Council's member bodies and relevant external organisations are advertised here.

Member Bodies Job Vacancies

Training and Qualifications Officer

Salary £24,000 - 26,000 pa plus benefits.  Permanent role.

Reporting to the Training Manager

The Energy Institute (EI) is looking to appoint a Training and Qualifications Officer to join our friendly team in central London to help us develop our rapidly expanding training provision. The post-holder will be responsible for making sure that the training we offer meets our high standards and that we provide an excellent level of support to our trainers and delegates. 

The successful candidate will be an experienced training professional, ideally CIPD or CTLLS/DTLLS qualified.  It is vital to have experience of all aspects of the training cycle as the role will include Training Needs Analysis (TNA), working with subject matter specialists to design programmes, providing support and quality assurance during the delivery phase and undertaking evaluation at all levels of Kirkpatrick’s model.  Whilst this role will not involve any direct training delivery you should be confident in the class room as you will be giving regular feedback to tutors on their performance.  Applicants should also be comfortable building and delivering courses using an LMS. 

Ideally educated to degree-level, you will be able to demonstrate a mature, customer focused approach to your work, combined with experience of writing content, problem solving and budgeting using spreadsheets.  

The position would be particularly suitable for an individual who has some experience of working in a training/education related role and who has an understanding or appreciation of the processes and systems needed to ensure stringent standards are met.  Please send CV and covering letter explaining how you meet our requirements by 2 March 2015 to or Helen Sullivan, Energy Institute, 61 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7AR. 

Interviews will take place on 9 March 2015.

Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management

Trustee vacancy


The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) is the only independent, chartered professional body and registered charity with an integrated approach to environmental, social and cultural issues. It works for the public benefit of a sustainable world. CIWEM is also a learned society and a registered charity advancing the science and practice of water and environmental management. It supports approximately 10,000 members in 100 countries and is licensed to award both chartered qualifications and its own Chartered Water and Environment Manager (C.WEM) qualification.

CIWEM is seeking applications to fill a number of vacancies on its Board with high calibre people who will be able to shape the future of the water and environment profession as well as that of CIWEM itself.

The closing date for applications is midday on Monday 16th March 2015. Interviews are expected to take place on 23rd/24th April 2015. Appointments made by the Trustee Board will be ratified by members at the Institution’s AGM. For more information download the role descrption or contact John Jackson at CIWEM.